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Sooners Discuss Stopping McCarron

AJ McCarron

One reason Alabama is expected to give Oklahoma trouble in the Sugar Bowl is that the Crimson Tide runs a pro-style offense and most of the teams the Sooners face in the Big 12 are spread offense type teams. When OU defensive representatives met the media Sunday morning in New Orleans, AJ McCarron was a topic of conversation.

Alabama, 11-1 and ranked third in the nation, meets Oklahoma, 10-2 and ranked 10th, in the Sugar Bowl Thursday. Kickoff in the Louisiana Superdome is at 7:30 p.m. CST with ESPN televising the game. On Sunday, sports reporters met with Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops and several defensive players, including defensive back Aaron Colvin and linebacker Eric Striker. One of the topics for... Recommended Stories